Miami Marlins at New York Mets 9/12/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jeff Brigham vs. Zack Wheeler
The Miami Marlins head to Citi Field on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 to take on the New York Mets. The expected starting pitchers are Jeff Brigham for the Marlins and Zack Wheeler for the Mets.
The odds for this matchup have Miami at +203 and New York at -220. The Marlins have a 70-66-6 over/under mark and a 71-71-0 run line record. The Mets are 73-69-0 against the run line and have a 65-70-7 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 70-66-6 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 71-71-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 65-70-7 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 73-69-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
09/09/18 P Dan Straily Oblique is downgraded to doubtful for next scheduled start
09/05/18 3B Martin Prado Abdominal 60-day DL (09/05)
09/01/18 P Pablo Lopez Shoulder is out for season
07/24/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 60-day DL (07/21)
07/10/18 P Caleb Smith Back 60-day DL (06/25)
07/04/18 P Sandy Alcantara Infection 10-day DL (06/30)
06/16/18 P Chris O'Grady Shoulder 60-day DL (04/17)
03/30/18 P Brett Graves Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
Key New York Mets Injuries
09/09/18 P Noah Syndergaard Ribs is questionable for next scheduled start
08/17/18 P Bobby Wahl Hamstring 60-day DL (08/17)
07/24/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Heel 60-day DL (07/21)
06/22/18 P AJ Ramos Shoulder 60-day DL (05/27)
06/11/18 1B Adrian Gonzalez None has been released
06/10/18 CF Juan Lagares Toe is out for season
04/28/18 3B David Wright Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
04/14/18 C Travis d'Arnaud Elbow 60-day DL (04/11)
03/26/18 P Rafael Montero Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 SS T.J. Rivera Elbow 60-day DL (02/18)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 56-86 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeff Brigham has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 9.00 and a WHIP of 2.67 this year. He has 2 strikeouts over his 3 innings pitched and he's given up 4 hits. He allows 12 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.28 and they have given up 559 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen and they've struck out 478 hitters and walked 247 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.78. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 1,238 base hits and 678 earned runs. They have allowed 167 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 529 batters and struck out 1,107. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.52.
As a team Miami is hitting .240, good for 26th in the league. The Marlins hold a .361 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Starlin Castro is hitting .288 with an on-base percentage of .338. He has 155 hits this season in 539 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .412 and an OPS+ of 111. Brian Anderson is hitting .270 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .356. He has totaled 144 hits and he has driven in 58 men in 533 at bats. His OPS+ is 113 while his slugging percentage is at .394. The Marlins have 1,165 hits, including 196 doubles and 116 home runs. Miami has walked 408 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,204 times as a unit. They have left 1,004 men on base and have a team OPS of .667. They score 3.7 runs per contest and have scored a total of 525 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 65-77 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.39, Zack Wheeler has a 10-7 record and a 1.17 WHIP this season. He has 168 strikeouts over the 167.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 143 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.97 and they have given up 482 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 450 batters and walked 199 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,230 base knocks and 602 earned runs this season. They have given up 172 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 424 hitters and struck out 1,257 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.07.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 28th in the league. The Mets hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Amed Rosario comes into this matchup batting .256 with an OBP of .298. He has 121 hits this year along with 43 RBI in 472 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .386 with an OPS+ of 90. Michael Conforto is hitting .233 this season and he has an OBP of .339. He has collected 109 hits in 467 at bats while driving in 63 runs. He has an OPS+ of 111 and a slugging percentage of .418. The Mets as a unit have 1,137 base hits, including 232 doubles and 148 homers. New York has walked 480 times this year and they have struck out on 1,218 occasions. They have had 960 men left on base and have an OPS of .703. They have scored 4.2 runs per game and totaled 596 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mets -220
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